Hispanic Professional Network
Urban legend has it that corporate budgets for the year have already been expended and the hiring process all but stops in December. Not so! While you may be tempted, do not put your job hunt on ice. Even in those companies where hiring is temporarily frozen, networking and interviewing continues unabated in order to lay the groundwork for a rush of job offers going…Continue
Added by HispanicPro on November 28, 2016 at 12:15pm — No Comments
There is a big reason why marketers have spent the last five years obsessed with Millennials — the numbers. Millennials total 75.4 million and have overtaken Baby Boomers as America’s largest generation. The business community is also starting to pay attention to the next generation, Gen Z. This group of people under the age of 20 is already almost as large as…Continue
Added by HispanicPro on November 28, 2016 at 12:07pm — No Comments
Hispanics in the U.S. have long been known as “the sleeping giant” for their potential as a substantial and still-growing voting bloc. Now, some in the financial services industry are getting serious about targeting Hispanics — and Hispanic millennials in particular — as a prime source for market growth.
Hispanics — or Latinos, a term some prefer — are an…Continue
Added by HispanicPro on November 27, 2016 at 6:46pm — No Comments
It’s commonly accepted advice that a large network is beneficial to your career, but how do you actually stay in touch with everybody? If you’re career-minded enough to know you need a network, you’re probably already working hard at your job. You will know more and more people as you gain experience, making it even harder to stay in touch.
How do you stay in…Continue
Added by HispanicPro on November 21, 2016 at 12:47am — No Comments
This week's "Monday Night Football" game will be played in the Estadio Azteca in Mexico City -- the first time the NFL has held a regular season game south of the border since 2005.
Over the last decade, the Hispanic audience for football has boomed. NFL viewership among Hispanics has increased 28% in the past five years alone, according to Nielsen.
Added by HispanicPro on November 21, 2016 at 12:39am — No Comments
At first, it was scary, admits Joe Muñoz, 19, referring to his experience being admitted into the psychiatric hospital’s emergency room. “It was overcrowded. You feel you do not belong there. You see others who are much worse off than you, like drug addicts and crazy people.”
Having been born with partial facial paralysis and an outer ear deformity, called…Continue
Added by HispanicPro on November 21, 2016 at 12:23am — No Comments
Hispanics are more cautious about their holiday spending this year with 1 in 5 saying they will not be shopping at all, according to a national survey by the Florida Atlantic University Business and Economics Polling Initiative (FAU BEPI).
The number of respondents who said they would not shop in 2016 has increased by 10 points since the 2015 survey, from 11…Continue
Added by HispanicPro on November 17, 2016 at 12:50pm — No Comments
Noramay Cadena is a #bosslady in all aspects of her life. As the daughter of immigrants, she understood the intricacies of growing up in a Latino family, the responsibility that it entails and the opportunity that living in the United States affords her.
As a teen mom, she understood that the example she set for her daughter would have ramifications beyond the…Continue
Added by HispanicPro on November 17, 2016 at 12:08pm — No Comments
The holiday season is coming up fast and this could be a great opportunity to make some career connections with family and friends. Networking during the holidays is mingling and making small talk; it's a more informal experience than a network meeting in someone's office.
When relatives and neighbors ask you about what you want to do after graduation, give them…Continue
Added by HispanicPro on November 17, 2016 at 11:50am — No Comments
Read feature guest biographies of the 2016 Law and Government Networking Forum tomorrow at LondonHouse Hotel Chicago.
Marlo Rodriguez, The Court Reporter ChroniclesContinue
Added by HispanicPro on November 15, 2016 at 4:08pm — No Comments
In advance of the holiday shopping season, BODEN, a cross-cultural communications agency, and QuestMindshare unveiled The Latina SmartPurse™. The Latina SmartPurse is an innovative research initiative focused on the Hispanic female in the U.S. This progressive research takes a deep dive into the modern Latina consumer, her influence, and what she expects from brands when…Continue
Added by HispanicPro on November 14, 2016 at 12:45pm — No Comments
Most of the choices we make every day are simple and straight-forward: what to wear to work, what to eat for lunch, whether to go to sleep at a reasonable hour or stay up watching Netflix. They don’t cause much stress or inner conflict.
Career transition points, on the other hand, can leave you feeling significantly more stuck—especially when you’re facing a big,…Continue
Added by HispanicPro on November 14, 2016 at 12:44pm — No Comments
Wage theft is epidemic and it hits Latino workers the hardest. A recent study by the Economic Policy Institute found that wage theft across America is costing workers $50 billion per year. Compare that to the robberies, burglaries, larcenies, and motor vehicle thefts in the FBI’s uniform crime report, which cost victims an estimated $14 billion over the same period, and you…Continue
Added by HispanicPro on November 14, 2016 at 12:38pm — No Comments
Soft skills are essential in any job. But these are not always being focused on when it comes to technical jobs. But the truth is, when it comes to jobs in science, technology, engineering and mathematics, soft skills are much more important.
Soft skills are important when you want to get hired and when you want to stay longer on the job. Employers do not only base…Continue
Added by HispanicPro on November 10, 2016 at 12:04pm — No Comments
José R. Sánchez, CEO of Norwegian American Hospital who was recognized by Nueva Latina Leaders group posed with all the professional ladies in attendance
CHICAGO, —Nueva Latina Leaders (NLL), a group of successful women in the fields of business, community service, education, health and…
Added by HispanicPro on November 10, 2016 at 11:58am — No Comments
Over the last decade, Hispanic-owned companies have grown at a rate 15 times higher than that of all other firms, according to the U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.
In the mid-Atlantic region — consisting of New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania — there has been…Continue
Added by HispanicPro on November 10, 2016 at 11:46am — No Comments
It’s not just that the people you know will help you spot opportunities and get great jobs or clients, although that could easily happen.
Your network is good for much more than leads and advice during your job…Continue
Added by HispanicPro on November 7, 2016 at 11:58am — No Comments
Recently some banks have introduced products or mobile features intended to help customers who are otherwise being passed over by technology because of disabilities, language barriers or other…Continue
Added by HispanicPro on November 7, 2016 at 11:53am — No Comments
Recently, I called a pharmacy to refill a prescription. Before reaching any human being, I had to wait for the telephone prompt to tell me, “Para continuar en español sigue dos,” which means to continue in Spanish, press two. This is only an example of the many instances where I have encountered this situation. …Continue
Added by HispanicPro on November 7, 2016 at 11:44am — No Comments
Hispanic-owned businesses are on a roll, reveals a new study. According to the Biz2Credit Hispanic Small Business Credit Study, Hispanic-owned companies had average annual revenues of $202,327 in 2016, up from $68,540 the previous year.
The number of loan applications by Latino entrepreneurs made through Biz2Credit.com grew by 68.7 percent in the past 12…Continue
Added by HispanicPro on November 7, 2016 at 11:37am — No Comments